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Alibaba Sets New Singles Day Record With & 31B In Sales


via TechCrunch: Alibaba scored another blockbuster Singles’ Day after customers around the world shopped in stores and online on the tenth edition of its November 11 shopping festival. That puts this year’s gross merchandise volume – a measure for the dollar value of total transactions – at a staggering $30.8 billion, …

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20 Ways To Build A Strong Business Network – Without Leaving Your Desk


via Forbes: I practiced corporate law for 11 years before I transitioned into management (and ultimately taking a big leap into marketing, consulting and startups five or so years later). I’m intimately familiar with the pressures lawyers are under (i.e. deadlines imposed by the client or court, billable hour targets imposed …

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#MobileCommerce: The Rise of Mobile Shopping and its Impact on Business


via BIZCOMMUNITY: At Spree, we have a huge appetite for innovation and making our customers’ shopping journey easy, fun and inspiring. With smartphone usage in SA as high as an estimated 29.2 million (51% of the population), more and more shoppers are making purchases on their mobile phones – and this …

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